It was part of the Acer drivers included with the laptop.
On 7/14/2012 6:31 PM, TeraByte Support wrote:
> BIOS and Windows are totally different, system BIOS would know of the USB
> controller (chipset) in use and they would decide what they want to support.
> Why Windows would require special drivers doesn't make any since since
> interfacing with USB3 is a standard (XHCI) and W7 has XHCI support. Maybe
> it was some add-on driver for the device?
> "mjnelson99" wrote in message news:email@example.com...
> My own laptop includes USB 3 and required special drivers in
> Win 7 so it may not be available from BIOS.
> On 7/14/2012 1:26 PM, TeraByte Support wrote:
>> IFW/IFL rely on the OS support. So yes, IFL and IFW support USB3 (unless
>> it's an old version of the OS which doesn't).
>> IFD currently requires that the BIOS support USB3. So, if your BIOS
>> supports, it then IFD will too (via the BIOS option). (Note that some
>> BIOSes may still decide to support it as USB2 so just by it showing up
>> doesn't mean the BIOS supports USB3 speeds).
>> "T-Rhex" wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
>> Does IFL (or IFD) support USB 3.0? If not, are there any plans to